The Blog

{on being} A Better Mom

It’s not hard to decide what you want your life to be about.  What’s hard is figuring out what you are willing to give up in order to do the things...

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Accomplishments

How do you feel when one of your kids accomplishes something? Do you shout it from the mountain tops or quietly revel in pride? Do you fear gushing...

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Christmas Traditions

It seems like every family celebrates Christmas in some way in their home, whether atheist, Jewish, African or Christ followers. Each involves...

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Getting Kids Moving Indoors

As I sit writing this it is 20 degrees outside with a light wind that makes it feel -50! It seems like a good day to post a variety of ways I keep...

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Melted Crayon Homemade Ornaments

Have you been enjoying this week of simple homemade Christmas ornaments you and your child can make together? This last one I'm sharing seems like...

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Homemade Ornaments

Every year we try a craft for Christmas. Last year we made stars and some other ornaments that we gave as gifts. The stars are so simple to make and...

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Sweet Pea is Six!

Thanksgiving break is never a relaxing time for us. We celebrate Sweet Pea's birthday, celebrate Thanksgiving twice (once with each family) then...

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